Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation (City Campus)

Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation is brand new and provides quality, modern, single studio-style living. The facilities and location are outstanding – in the heart of Auckland city, just a minute's walk from AUT City Campus and with cafes and restaurants nearby. The accommodation is open to all tertiary students (not just AUT).

Inside Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation

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Single studio living in a friendly, social environment

At Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation you'll get the best of both worlds – time and a spacious room to yourself for study and reflection, as well as the opportunity to meet others in shared spaces designed for student living. Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation is managed by UniLodge, who provide a residential life programme giving you lots of opportunities to connect with other students and have fun.

Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation is managed and operated by UniLodge. AUT has a commercial management agreement with the owner of the building, Cedar Pacific.

Rooms, facilities and services

In each single studio room there is:

  • King single bed
  • Kitchenette: fridge, sink, storage, microwave, 2-plate hob
  • Bathroom
  • Study desk and chair
  • Storage space, bookshelves

There are 697 rooms in total, with 25 which are accessible.

Electricity, gas, water and unlimited wifi are included in your accommodation fee.

Frequently asked questions (UniLodge website)

The Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation complex includes shared spaces and facilities like:

  • Communal and self-use kitchen and dining
  • Lounge area
  • Games area
  • Study areas
  • Laundry
  • Music room
  • Recreational courtyards
  • Bicycle and ski storage

You can expect a safe and positive university experience while living at Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation.

  • 24-hour safety and security – UniLodge staff and residential assistants (student staff members who provide support to residents) are on site during the day, and AUT security staff are on call 24/7
  • 24-hour onsite pastoral care (UniLodge staff and a duty manager, plus live-in residential assistants)

UniLodge provides a Residential Life programme during the year, so you can get to know other people and participate in social events.


Find out about costs for accommodation, how and when to pay

Fees for accommodation

Applying for accommodation

Our online application portals open at certain times before semesters begin.

Applying for Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive accommodation

Other AUT accommodation options

Wellesley street Accommodation building

Wellesley Student Apartments

  • City Campus location: 3-minute walk to campus
  • High-rise, inner city living
  • Shared apartments: 4-5 people, 2 bathrooms, kitchen/living areas


Akoranga Accommodation building

Akoranga Student Village

  • North Campus location: 5-minute walk to campus
  • 40 townhouse-style apartments in a village setting
  • Shared apartments: 5-6 people, 2 bathrooms, kitchen/living areas


Take a tour

Take a virtual tour of Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation, or contact the team to book a tour in person.

Take a virtual tour (UniLodge website)

Phone: +64 9 888 6200
Website: Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive on UniLodge website

Contact and location

If you have a question or want more information, contact the Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation team.

Contact UniLodge accommodation team

Location: corner of Mayoral Drive and Wakefield St, Auckland CBD

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